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Naramachi, Nara

(4.2/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
Find quirky museums and great sushi while roaming a tangle of narrow streets at Naramachi, once a thriving district populated by wealthy merchants. The wooden townhouses enchant with their intricate woodwork and rich history, while the ambiance becomes truly magical at night when the lanterns light the alleys and buildings. While exploring the area, you can also visit a toy museum and a World Heritage-listed temple. Naramachi is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Nara Edition.
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  • Shops almost all the island. I was so sorry. In addition, photography spots are dotted with old houses, but not together, so that was difficult.
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  • The town is in the old temple of the original XING. Streets and left many old houses, no shops of convenience stores and fast food restaurants, such as on the other hand, calm is maintained. It is not so much through the car, walking, and found a lot. Comfy is not becoming tourist site, wearing a foot in the shop of long standing, has been operating. Time for the purposes not hanging around Street recommend that.
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  • Nara machi Nara City so, so the present size of this genisleyen Nara's nucleus. You must visit this place, every corner interesting and nice cafes for a couple covered with century store buildings, a narrow old Nara konaklarina of sokaklarini r seckin sinlayin. Naramachi sign cannot turn to the back of the station, however Kintetsu gore Bazar gectiginiz if you go to a straight run in before you even found. There are even some restaurants store here (like Nara City in general are) very good chance early, at 5:00 pm. This is very interesting for a reason but it's another Nara interpretation let;)
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  • We tried two different types of unagi cooking. One is the mini set that also comes with salad, dessert and eel egg roll. Another one is grilled with salt which we have never tried before in the states and Hong Kong :) and we also got the beef sukiyaki - awesome ! We ordered a bowl of rice to go with that. Salmon sashimi is very fresh and tasty too :) You can request water with ice if needed, press the button on the table and your server will be there for you . Amazing service !
  • The eel is too skinny or thin to my taste. But a meal with tempura, wagyu shabu-shabu and eel over rice cost only 30 dollar is amazing
  • Like unagi? Don't bother eating anywhere else in Nara.
  • The best Unagidon in Nara
  • Yummy Unagi in a great setting. Highly recommended. Lots of set meals to chose from. English menu available. The pickles and Unagi were awesome!